The Jammu and Kashmir government is working on a multi-pronged modernisation strategy, including an investment of Rs 74 crore and installation of GPS trackers in vehicles carrying food grains, to "ensure transparency and accountability" in the Public Distribution System (PDS) and control pilferage.
JD(U) on Tuesday accused BJP of practising politics of "double standards" on the Kashmir issue and dismissed tweets of Union Minister V K Singh saying that he was only following a "Common Minimum Programme" agreed upon by BJP and PDP.
Jammu and Kashmir government has taken up with the Centre the opening of inner line areas of Ladakh region for foreign tourists which are till now out of bounds for them as they are covered under the protected areas regime, the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was informed on Sunday.
NC on Thursday accused the NDA government of not allowing Kashmiri youths to return to J&K from across the border under return and rehabilitation policy, and urged the Mufti Sayeed government to ask the Centre to allow their come back.
The PDP-BJP coalition government would focus on restoration of livelihood and rebuilding of the economy of the state that suffered in the wake of the devastating floods of September 2014, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Wednesday said.
Days after being beset with various controversies, the recently formed Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday took a major decision at a cabinet meeting here regarding transfer of bureaucrats and police officers.
On March 01, 2015, Jammu and Kashmir finally got an elected government after more than two months of Assembly polls when PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of the state.
Jammu and Kashmir, which was under Governor's rule for 49 days due to political deadlock, got a new government on Sunday as PDP chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was administered oath of chief minister office by Governor NN Vohra at Zorawar Singh Auditorium in Jammu University. PDP-BJP alliance will run government in the state.
Jammu and Kashmir government has completed the process of distribution of ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to each of the families of those who lost their lives in the September devastating floods in the state.
Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said that around 28,000 people, affected by the cross border firing along the International Border in Jammu district, have been shifted to various temporary shelters in the state.
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday directed the Revenue Department to submit a comprehensive proposal for providing land at safer places for the people affected due to cross-border firing in the state.